From Car Guard to iTunes Chart Topping Artist, This is Tresor's Incredible Story
[News24Wire] Singer/songwriter, Tresor moved to South Africa seven years ago, and found himself working as a car guard. Today, he has a major hit with hip hop artist AKA, and has cracked the iTunes top 10 in Europe.
Uganda, Congo Fail to Agree
[Monitor] Arua -Uganda and its neighbour, the DR Congo, have once again failed to reach an agreement on the removal of a barrier in Vurra Customs.
Jane Goodall's Ongoing Campaign
[East African] At 81, travelling 360 days a year to champion the cause of chimps, Dr Jane Goodall is still lithe of limb and incredibly fresh-faced in her trademark ponytail.
Young Gladiators Defeated By DR Congo
[Namibian] Despite a gallant display, the Young Brave Gladiators went down 1-0 against DR Congo in their 2016 FIFA Women Under-20 World Cup Qualifier first round second leg match played at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
Forests May Be Our Last Chance to Slow Climate Change
[The Conversation Africa] Deforestation is now the second leading cause of global climate change. Debates on this topic often centre on the Amazon, given the high-profile destruction of its forest biodiversity. However, a troubling rise in deforestation in Central Africa - home to the world's sec
Semis in Sight for Zamalek
[CAF] Egyptian giants Zamalek moved a step closer to a place at the last four after a 2-0 win over AC Leopards of Congo in their Group B Day 3 clash on Sunday in Cairo.
Favourites Live Up to Billing
[CAF] Nigeria made a triumphant entry into the second round of the continental qualifiers for the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup courtesy a 7-0 thumping of Liberia on Saturday in Ibadan.
Hilal Deny Moghreb Tetouan Maiden Win
[CAF] Sudanese giants, El Hilal snatched a vital 1-1 draw against Moghreb Tetouane in their Group A Day 3 clash on Sunday in Tetouan, northern part of Morocco.
Pygmies of Congo Basin Want Land Back
[East African] The Bakas, an indigenous forest tribe who live in an area close to the Nki National Park in southeastern Cameroon, and the Bagyelis of South Kribi, near the Atlantic Ocean, are seeking a return to their hunter-gatherer lifestyle.
Mazembe Win At Last, Usma Stay Atop
[CAF] TP Mazembe finally landed their first win at the group stage after beating Smouha 2-0 away in Alexandria on Friday whilst USM Alger inched closer to a place at the last four with a 2-1 win over fellows, MC Eulma in Algiers.
Remarks During News Conference in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
[HRW] Good afternoon and thank you all for being here today.
Govt, DR Congo Hold Trade Talks
[New Times] A delegation of officials from DR Congo is in Kigali for a two-day technical meeting with their Rwandan counterparts to discuss ways of improving a list of common trade products between the two countries that are eligible under the COMESA Simplified Trade Regime (STR).
Bemba's Lawyers Continue to Seek Stay in Proceedings
[Bemba Trial Website] For the second time since International Criminal Court (ICC) judges stopped receiving evidence in Jean-Pierre Bemba's war crimes trial, his lawyers are fighting to secure a stay of proceedings, this time citing late disclosure of evidence by the prosecution.
Young Gladiators Face Test of Character
[Namibian] The Young Brave Gladiators face a mammoth task in overturning 4-0 deficit against Dr Congo in their 2015 Caf under-20 Women's World Cup qualifying tournament campaign when the two sides lock horns at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
Crackdown On Dissent Tops Rights Concerns
[HRW] Kinshasa -Visiting Human Rights Watch Head Presses Officials on Arrests, Killings
East Africa Leaders Lobby to Meet Obama in Kenya
[East African] US President Barack Obama is expected to address the state of democracy in East Africa during his visit to Kenya .
Tresor and the Camp Musicians
[Al Jazeera] Tresor Nzengu was an up-and-coming musician and slam poet in the Democratic Republic of Congo when his lyrics, which were critical of the state, caught the attention of officials.
Silverbacks Keen to Progress in Rio Olympics Rugby Qualifiers
[New Times] National rugby side are counting on home advantage to take one of the two spots up for grabs at the 2016 Rio Olympics men's 7s pre-qualifiers-south to be hosted in Kigali on July 25.
Mobile Courts Tackle Sexual Violence in DRC
[allAfrica] The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a woman. According to a 2011 American Journal of Public Health report, more than 400,000 women surveyed in 2007 reported having been raped in the previous 12 months - equating to 1,150 rapes per day.
Zaire - Angolan and DRC Common Border Records Three Cases of Violation
[ANGOP] Mbanza Congo -Three cases of violation of border between the Angolan province of Zaire and the DR Congo region of Bas Congo were recorded in the last seven days by the Border Police, representing an increase in relation to last week.